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Title Chequered Flag
Setter The Tall'n
Series The Listener
Number 3411
Date 24/05/1997
Grid The grid represents a flag to the right of its flag-pole. There are 13 columns, and each column alternates 10 and 11 letters and is offset by half a square from its neighbour. Five squares in each column are unchecked.
Preamble All lights overlap. Down lights consist of a number of answers clued in order. Circuit answers are all entered in the same way: eleven of these are related definitions in their clues suggest a single word that describes all eleven answers. Solvers should draw lines between the centres of ten of these answers to form a famous abbreviation and shade in the eleventh (a name associated with the abbreviation from its inception ninety years ago).
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